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  • Live Score: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI at Basseterre 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies have won and have opted to bat first. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Al-Amin Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo,...
  • One-off Test: India women lose 6 wickets after dismissing England for 92 August 13, 2014

    Wormsley: The Indian women's cricket team on Wednesday shot out England for a paltry 92 before the hosts hit back strongly, reducing the visitors to 71 for six in 34 overs on day one of the one-off Test. Medium pacer Nagarajan Niranjana was the wrecker-in-chief, returning impressive figures of four for...
  • Edward Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia: Lawyer August 8, 2014

    Moscow: Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the US for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday. Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in Russia, but that expired...
  • US surveillance programs threaten freedom of the Press, says report July 29, 2014

    Washington: US surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the Press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on national security leaks, threatens the freedom of the Press and the right to legal counsel, Human Rights...
  • Tor, Tails privacy-protecting flaws show that no anonymity system is fail-safe July 24, 2014

    San Francisco: Researchers have found a flaw that could expose the identities of people using a privacy-oriented operating system touted by Edward Snowden, just two days after widely used anonymity service Tor acknowledged a similar problem. The most recent finding concerns a complex, heavily encrypted networking program called the Invisible Internet...
  • ICC on course for long-term strategic 'vision plan' July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has already commenced preparatory work on a long-term plan which will kick in immediately after the current five-year strategic plan expires next year. The new plan is likely to set long-term targets for the organisation and provide guidelines as to how these targets should...
  • Edward Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies July 20, 2014

    New York: Edward Snowden, a former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of major US surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance programs around the globe. Snowden, who addressed conference attendees on Saturday via video link from...
  • NSA spied on five Muslim-Americans including Indian-American July 9, 2014

    Washington: The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI spied on five prominent Muslim-American activists, including an Indian-origin attorney, according to the leaked documents which showed use of objectionable religious slurs against these individuals. Based on the documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, online news site The Intercept...
  • MEA provides tickets to 500 Indians in Iraq to come back home July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: With no sign of abatement of the crisis in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that it has provided tickets to 500 Indian nationals in Iraq to facilitate their return home. MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, "We are using facilities available through Indian community welfare...
  • US privacy board says NSA Internet spying program is effective but worrying July 2, 2014

    The US National Security Agency (NSA)'s data collection program has been an effective tool to enhance the country's security but some elements of the cyber-spying raises privacy concerns, a US federal privacy watchdog said in a report. Privacy issues have become a hot topic since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden exposed...
  • India summons US diplomats over snooping of BJP, calls it unnaceptable July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India has strongly taken up the issue of the US National Security Agency spying upon the Bharatitya Janata Party and has summoned US diplomats. The government has called the snooping of the BJP 'unacceptable' and has sought assurance from the US that it will not happen again. However, officials...
  • US NSA spied upon BJP, 5 other foreign political parties, 193 governments July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was one of the six foreign political parties that was spied upon by the United States of America's National Security Agency according to documents published by whistleblower Edward Snowden through the Washington Post. According to the documents, which have also been accessed by...
  • Wally Edwards, Giles Clarke try to pacify associates and affiliates of ICC June 24, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia supremo Wally Edwards and ECB chairman Giles Clarke tried to pacify the increasingly restless associate and affiliate members of the ICC assuring good governance and greater benefits, on the first day of its Annual Conference on Tuesday. According to ESPN Cricinfo,"Edwards and Clarke spoke on behalf of the...
  • Director Oliver Stone to adapt Edward Snowden story for film June 3, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone will be adapting the story of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the big screen, from a book written by Guardian journalist Luke Harding, the British newspaper said in a statement on Monday. Stone, 67, with his production partner Moritz Borman, bought the film...
  • NSA finds one email from Edward Snowden raising question May 30, 2014

    Washington: Edward Snowden says he repeatedly raised constitutional concerns about National Security Agency surveillance internally, but an NSA search turned up a single email in which Snowden gently asks for "clarification" on a technical legal question about training materials, agency officials said on Thursday. Snowden, a former NSA systems administrator whose...
  • Edward Snowden says he was trained 'as a spy' May 29, 2014

    Washington: Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of massive US intelligence-gathering programs, said in a US TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for US government agencies. In an advance excerpt of his interview in Moscow with "NBC Nightly News" that...
  • 'Star Wars' spin-off to be directed by 'Godzilla' filmmaker May 23, 2014

    Reuters: With J.J. Abrams kicking off the first of three new "Star Wars" films, Disney announced on Thursday that "Godzilla" filmmaker Gareth Edwards will direct a separate spin-off installment of the franchise, scheduled for December 2016. The yet-to-be-titled "Star Wars" film, which is being written by "The Book of Eli" screenwriter...
  • 'Godzilla' towers over the box office with a USD 93.2 million debut May 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Godzilla' was a towering hit at the box office, collecting $93.2 million in its opening weekend. The Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures 3-D reboot, directed by Gareth Edwards, bumped Universal Pictures' raunchy comedy 'Neighbors' from the No. 1 spot in theaters. 'Neighbors', starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, gained $25...
  • Snapshot: Has camera added extra pounds to the Godzilla? The beast has been growing bigger with each film adaptation May 13, 2014

    Did you know that Godzilla's original Japanese name is Gojira? The beast, originally from Japan, is said to have been intended as a cross between a gorilla and a whale. While Godzilla may appear larger in the latest installment of the series, it is only one of the many changes in...
  • England women's captain earns Wisden award April 10, 2014

    London: The captain of England's women's team has become only the second female to be included among Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, an annual award by the world's most prestigious cricket publication. Charlotte Edwards was joined on the 2013 list by Australia players Ryan Harris and Chris Rogers, India opener...
  • Charlotte Edwards to lead World T20 XI for second time April 7, 2014

    Dhaka: Finalists England and Australia contributed a total of six players to the ICC World T20 2014 women's team of the tournament, which was announced here on Monday, with England's Charlotte Edwards named captain for the second consecutive time. Chosen by a select group of experts, the team was selected for...
  • England women cruise to World Twenty20 final April 4, 2014

    Mirpur: Veteran skipper Charlotte Edwards and young Sarah Taylor batted sensibly to chase down a paltry total and help England women beat South Africa by nine wickets to enter the final of the ICC Women's World T20 on Friday. The English women will meet their Australian counterparts in the final on...
  • Obama to propose ending NSA bulk collection of phone records March 25, 2014

    President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to end the bulk collection and storage of phone records by the National Security Agency but allow the government to access the "metadata" when needed, a senior administration official said on Monday. If Congress approves, the Obama administration would stop collecting the information, known...
  • NSA 'hijacked' criminal botnets as a resource for spying March 13, 2014

    San Francisco: While US law enforcement agencies have long tried to stamp out networks of compromised computers used by cyber criminals, the National Security Agency has been hijacking the so-called botnets as a resource for spying. The NSA has "co-opted" more than 140,000 computers since August 2007 for the purpose of...
  • NSA leaker Edward Snowden says has no regrets for leaks March 11, 2014

    Austin: National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program. Snowden spoke Monday via live video conference to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. The former NSA contractor, who remains in Moscow living in temporary asylum, faces felony charges...
  • Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW conference March 11, 2014

    Austin: NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via live video conference Monday to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. The former NSA contractor, who remains in Moscow living in temporary asylum, faces felony charges in the US after revealing the agency's mass surveillance program by leaking thousands of...
  • Edward Snowden, Julian Assange top bill at SXSW 2014 March 8, 2014

    Austin: Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas, rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year. More than 30,000 people descend on this...
  • UK spy agency collected sexually explicit images from Yahoo Messenger video chats February 28, 2014

    London: Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation has swept up a huge haul of intimate photographs. The newspaper said GCHQ has been scooping up the sensitive images by...
  • 'Godzilla' trailer: Which city will the monster target this time? February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The monster is yet again ready to take over the city of San Fransisco. The makers have revealed the first trailer of 'Godzilla'. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the film features Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston in important roles. 'Godzilla' is scheduled to hit the screens on...